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Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates for the bike trade

London’s Santander Cycles scheme to add 500 e-bikes from September

Transport for London (TfL) and Santander have announced that e-bikes will be introduced to London’s Santander Cycles scheme from 12th September. Last month, the scheme recorded its busiest month in its history, with more than 1.3 million hires across the month. To support the scheme’s continued success and financial sustainability, …

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£500,000 Bikeability funding boost to teach children to cycle during summer holidays

Thousands more children will learn how to cycle during the summer holidays thanks to a £500,000 funding boost from the Bikeability Trust. The additional funding will help Bikeability providers deliver cycle training to children who receive free school meals as part of the government’s holiday activities and food programme (HAF). …

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Reynolds Technology reveals findings of its first Environmental Impact Study

UK-based manufacturer of metallic bicycle tubing Reynolds Technology has published the findings of its first Environmental Impact Study. The study is the end result of a thorough review of Reynold’s manufacturing operation, which aimed to better understand its own carbon footprint and help frame builders and customers assess the environmental …

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Redcliffe and Temple BID, Life Cycle help increase cycling in Bristol

A partnership that was created to enable Bristol’s city workers and residents to cycle more into and around the city has celebrated a successful first year. Redcliffe and Temple BID’s partnership with Life Cycle UK has helped keep over 260 bikes on the road over the last 12 months, with a …

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See.Sense’s cycling community saves £185,000 in fuel costs in one week

Cycling technology company See.Sense has announced that its community of cyclists have collectively saved £185,104 in fuel costs, in just one week. With fuel costs at a record high, cyclists who own See.Sense lights were asked to log their journeys for the week leading up to today’s Cycle To Work …

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Commuters could save £750 a year by cycling to work , Blackhawk Network research finds

Cycling to work could save commuters up to £750 each year, new research from the Blackhawk Network has found, helping households manage expenditure as they navigate the cost-of-living crisis. The cost of travel to work, including fuel prices, is cited as a top concern for almost two-thirds (64%) of employees, …

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Cycle to Work Day: “There’s never been a better time to get back in the saddle”

Cycle to Work Day this year is today, Thursday 4th August, and is a “celebration of all that’s wonderful about cycling to work”. It’s an event for everyone, from people who haven’t hopped on a bike since their school days to committed cycle commuters, and this year is celebrating its …

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Scheme offering free bike repairs in Scotland returns

Thousands of people across Scotland are set to get on their bikes following the return of a scheme offering free bike repairs. The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme, which offers free repairs of up to £50 per person, aims to encourage people to get old bikes out of storage and back …

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Cycling levels in England rise as cash-strapped consumers drive less, Cycling UK reports

Cycling UK has published its latest analysis of transport data in England, showing more people are turning to cycling as the impact of record fuel prices is felt. The UK’s cycling charity is calling on local authorities and employers to do more to help people drive less and cycle more, particularly …

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